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WNE Takes Center Stage on Emmy-Nominated Series "The College Tour"

Published: March 22, 2023 | Categories: All News

Award-Winning TV Series Brings Western New England University Directly to Viewers, Sharing Authentic Student Stories While Highlighting the College Experience.

Photo of filming of The College Tour

Western New England University (WNE) is thrilled to announce its feature on season 7 of The College Tour, a groundbreaking series from Emmy-nominated producers Alex Boylan, Lisa Hennessy, and Burton Roberts, which is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Hosted by The Amazing Race winner Alex Boylan, The College Tour travels the country telling the story of each college and university through the diverse lens of its students, giving the viewer an intimate portrayal of life on campus. The show serves as a vehicle to help students across the world to connect with higher education, enabling them to make informed decisions about their future without having to travel anywhere.

This exciting episode features great examples of student ambassadors for WNE from different corners of campus, sharing their unique experiences and giving audiences a peek into their lives at WNE.

"Having The College Tour on campus was truly a fantastic experience," said WNE President Dr. Robert E. Johnson. "I am thrilled that Western New England University will be part of this exciting series and viewers from all over the country will be able to get an inside look at our vibrant and dynamic campus, as well as the exceptional opportunities available at WNE."

Shining a spotlight on the diverse landscape of today's colleges, The College Tour offers viewers a comprehensive look at campuses across the country, highlighting the many resources and opportunities that are helping students thrive. The College Tour is showing just how these institutions are setting students up for success.

"Western New England University offers students an extraordinary experience, and we're so excited to share that on The College Tour," said Alex Boylan. "For students, choosing which college to attend is a monumental decision, and this episode gives prospective students a first-hand look at what makes this school so special."

The College Tour is now available on Amazon Prime Video as well as the WNE University website  and The College Tour website.